CLAS

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AcronymDefinition
CLASClassified
CLASCollege of Liberal Arts and Sciences
CLASClassify
CLASCulturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services
CLASCenter for Latin American Studies
CLASClinical Ligand Assay Society
CLASCommunity Legal Assistance Society
CLASCollege of Letters, Arts, and Sciences (USC)
CLASCommonwealth Legal Advisory Service (UK)
CLASCouncil for Leaders in Alabama Schools
CLASClustering and Availability Software (market)
CLASCEBAF Large Acceptance Spectrometer
CLASComité Local d'Action Sociale (French: Local Social Action Committee)
CLASCESG Listed Adviser Scheme (UK)
CLASCommercial Landlords Accreditation Scheme (UK)
CLASCenter for Limb Atmospheric Sounding
CLASCriminal Litigation Accreditation Scheme (UK)
CLASConformal Load-Bearing Antenna Structure
CLASCouncil of Language Arts Supervisors
CLASCancer Linear Analog Scale (patient quality-of-life)
CLASCentrale de Loisirs d'Activités et de Services (French: Central Leisure Activities and Services)
CLASCenter Level Application Software
CLASClosed Loop Action System (Raytheon)
CLASColor Linear Array Scanner
CLASCEBAF Large Solid Angle
CLASCommunity Lending Analysis System
CLASCivil Legal Aid Scheme
CLASCarry-Lookahead and Summation (processor unit)
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MPH, who noted that Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services compliance is mandated for all programs that receive federal funds and those seeking national accreditation.
Health care organizations should ensure that staff at all levels and across all disciplines receive ongoing education and training in culturally and linguistically appropriate service delivery.
Standard 8: Health care organizations should develop, implement, and promote a written strategic plan that outlines clear goals, policies, operational plans, and management accountability/oversight mechanisms to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate services.
Standard 3: Health care organizations should ensure that staff at all levels and across all disciplines receive ongoing education and training in culturally and linguistically appropriate service delivery.
Table 1 National Standards on Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services Standard Components 1 Ensure that patients/consumers receive effective, understandable, and respectful care in a manner compatible with cultural health beliefs and practices and preferred language.
In 2007, the document entitled Office of Minority Health National Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services (CLAS) Standards Crosswalked to Joint Commission 2007 Standards.
org to assist health care systems with the challenge of providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services (OMH, 2007b).
Language interpretation services shall include in person verbal language interpretation, and over-the-telephone language interpretation from a Contractor that ensures the competence of individuals providing language assistance, recognizing that the use of untrained individuals and/or minors as interpreters should be avoided as identified in the National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services In Health and Health Care.
Department of Health and Human Services finally released the "National Standards for Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care" (U.
National Mandates for Providing Culturally and Linguistically Appropriate Services in Health Care Standard 4 Health care organizations must offer and provide language assistance services, including bilingual staff and interpreter services, at no cost to each patient/consumer with limited English proficiency at all points of care, in a timely manner during all hours of operation.
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